New South Wales wave conditions

These images represent the current wave height and wave period up to two hours ago. 

Tweed Heads

Tweed Heads wave height and period

Byron Bay

Coffs Harbour


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Crowdy Head

Crowdy Head wave Height

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Port Kembla


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Batemans Bay

Batemans Bay Wave Height

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Marine Science facts

  •  Irukandji jelly fish, with just a brush of venom leaves almost no mark. But after about a half hour you develop Irukandji syndrome, a debilitating mix of nausea, vomiting, severe pain, difficulty breathing, drenching sweating and sense of impending doom. You get so sick that your biggest worry is that you’re not going to die


  • Half the Oxygen we breath is produced in the Ocean


  • The most remote point in the oceans is called Point Nemo


  • The Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans are known as the three major oceans.